He served in the Navy.
Memorial services are at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9, at Mattson Funeral Home, 343 North Shore Dr., Forest Lake. The family will greet friends one hour prior to the service. Interment will be at Linwood Cemetery.
He is survived by his wife, Lynne; children, Christopher (Jamie), Eric (Dawn), Amanda (fiancé Karl); grandchildren, Calvin, Jack, Kaitlyn, Isabella, Rebecca; parents, Bob and Phyllis; siblings, Laurie (Dale) Johnson, Linda (Kim) Sanborn; many other family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, niece and father-in-law.
Cards and memorials may be sent in care of Mattson Funeral Home, 343 North Shore Dr., Forest Lake, MN, 55025.